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Feb 4, 2013 5:00am EST
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Feb 3, 2013 11:00am PST
. chris kyle was shot and killed along with a friend at a gun range near ft. worth, texas. susan candiotti is joining us live from new york. how exactly the shooting unfold. >> what a tragedy. the sheriff tells me chris kyle and chad were at a shooting. they all apparently knew each other. kyle is well known for helps vets transition into civilian life, some of them suffering from posttraumatic stress. they appear to be alone at the range yesterday afternoon when this happened and the sheriff says they don't yet know what was behind the shooting, what prompted it they rorved, listen to this, 25 to 30 weapons, including handguns and longons and ak 47s. they're still trying to sort out which one was the murder weapon. now, after the shooting police say the suspect took off in former s.e.a.l. chris kyle's pickup truck. the bodies were not discovered for almost a couple of hours, 911 was called and investigators eventually found the suspect at his home about 75 miles away. he allegedly took off in a vehicle and police said they caught him about four to six miles down the road after first tryin
Feb 4, 2013 8:30pm EST
on c-span2, a program with chris kyle, who was killed saturday in texas. then, the prime ministers of italy or ireland, and the netherlands discussed europe's future. that is followed by the inspector general on u.s. spending in the country up afghanistan during reconstruction. on tuesday, congressional budget officer leases the 2013 budget and economic outlook we will be live at 2:00 p.m. eastern here on c-span2. also, a bipartisan group of house members unveiled gun trafficking legislation. much that life on our companion network, c-span3. >> you're watching a thank you, weekdays featuring live coverage of the u.s. senate. on weeknights, keep up with policy events and every weekend at the latest nonfiction authors and books on booktv. you can see past programs and get our schedules at our website. conjoin on the conversation on social media sites. >> next, it an interview with chris kyle he was killed by a young marine believed to be suffering from ptsd. this program is an hour. >> host: chris kyle, why did you decide to join the navy? >> guest: i grew up thinking the marines wer
Feb 3, 2013 5:00pm EST
range near ft. worth texas. the victims, veteran chris littlefield and chris kyle. kyle was well known to millions of americans. he appeared last year in the nbc reality show stars earn stripes. and he was the author of the best selling book, american sniper. he claimed in the book he carried out more than 150 sniper killings in iraq. he told conan o'brien, iraqi insurgents put a bounty on his head. >> how did they identify who you were? >> when i would go into a house, i would take the top of my uniform off and have my short sleeved shirt on. and you could see my tattoo coming down the arm. they identified that with me and started -- every time someone would be shot by a sniper in the area, they associated that with me. >> police held a news conference a short time ago, susan candiotti joins us from new york with the latest on the investigation. what do we know about the suspect and the relationship with the victims. >> police believe it was the first time legendary navy s.e.a.l. sniper met with eddie ray ralph. it ended with kyle and littlefield shot mult ep iltimes at a remote area
Feb 5, 2013 1:00am PST
deny, which is what he did. >> all right. dana, thanks. >>> just ahead, really sad story. chris kyle, one of the best snipers the u.s. military has ever seen went to a shooting range with two other men this weekend. only one of the three is alive, and he's charged with double murder. the latest on the investigation, just ahead. >>> also later, the pakistani teenager shot in the head by a taliban gunman. she's talking about her future. >>> the man charged with murdering a well known navy s.e.a.l. over the weekend is on suicide watch tonight, being held on a $3 million bond. texas authorities say he was tasers and restrained after he became aggressive with guards. one of the two men he's accused of gunning down is chris kyle. possibly the best u.s. military sniper ever. he served five combat tours in iraq. he had 160 confirmed kills. that's according to his best-selling book "american sniper." remarkably, he made one of those shots from 2,100 yards away, here's how he described the moment. maybe the way i jerked the trigger to the right adjusted for the wind. maybe gravity shifted and
Feb 3, 2013 5:30pm PST
chris kyle told me a year ago was not the one he focused on. >> if i could figure out the number of people i saved, that's something i would brag about. >> reporter: after leaving the navy in 2009, he started a security company in his native texas. it was on a shooting range 50 miles out of fort worth that kyle and chad littlefield were shot to death. a former marine arrived with them and killed them with a semiautomatic handgun recovered at his sister's house and confessed to the murder before returning home. >> around 9:00 p.m. they spiked his tires. the vehicle was stopped, and he was apprehended without any scuffle or fight. >> reporter: the sheriff says his understanding is that ralph may suffer from mental problems related to his military service but offered no specifics or possible motive. much of kyle's time in iraq was spent providing sniper cover for u.s. troops in some of the war's most intense urban battles. >> every person i killed i have a clear conscience of, because they were actively trying to harm americans, allies or civilians. >> reporter: his skills earned hi
Feb 4, 2013 11:00pm EST
night at 8:00 p.m. on c-span's q & a. >>> next an interview with chris kyle author of "american sniper." he was killed this past weekend by a young marine believed to be suffering from ptsz. this is an hour. >> host: chris kyle, why did you decide to join the navy? >> guest: i grew up thinking the marines were the against on the block. i always wanted to be one. so i went and tried to become ao marine.nd marine recruiter was out tothene lunch.p mall all o then, all of a sudden you have r the army recruiters, navyrecrui, recruiters are all trying to pick you off think it should come to them. i talked to each one of them. the navy recruiter sold me on beingon a navy s.e.a.l. be a >> host: at the moment that moment you knew you wanted to be a navy s.e.a.l. reign.ourse >> guest: everything he was tellingre me, which, of course, the recruiter built it up wherey it was a born type he was telling me that the navy s.e.a.l.s do things that you never hear about. all of these great adventures and you'll be the mostra highly trained person out there and you will be able to have all ofhan
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Feb 5, 2013 12:00pm PST
navy seal sniper, chris kyle, and his friend, on a shooting spree in texas? he told his sister that he traded his soul for a new truck. how that fits in with the rest of the police documents. cops say the suspect, former marine himself, reservist, eddie ray routh, shot both men several times with a semi automatic handgun and then taking chris kyle's truck and driving it to his sister's house. the sister called the cops after he told her what he had done. the former navy seal chris kyle was the most lethal sniper in the united states military history and the author of the best-selling book "american sniper." jonathan hunt has been digging into this. we have more details from a police affidavit on this. >> it appears that chris kyle, long with his friend, chad littlefield, and eddie ray rout, arrived at the rough creek lodge around 3:15. they went off the firing range and it was not until an hour and a half later worker at the lodge went to the range, found kyle and littlefield, both apparently shot, when the cops arrived, they said they found both men clearly dead. covered in blood. mul
Feb 3, 2013 9:00pm CST
>> chris kyle, a former navy seal and author of the best- selling autobiography "american sniper," was shot and killed alongside chad littlefield at a texas gun range saturday. kyle called himself, "the most lethal sniper in u.s. history," and was an outspoken advocate for war veterans. "my only regrets are the guys i couldn't save. that's what keeps me up at night. but every shot i took, i felt extremely justified." police arrested 25-year-old eddie ray routh... a former marine who is believed to have left the service in 2010, according to a u-s military official. the erath county sheriff says the three men apparently went to the gun range together. after the shooting authorities say routh retreated to his sister's house and told her about the incident. she then called police and after a short pusuit, routh was arrested. he is now facing capital murder and two other charges. chris kyle and chad littlefield were both invovled in helping veterans with p-t-s-d... however, it is uncertain whether routh was a veteran they were counseling. "i don't know that we'll ever know. i mean, he's the onl
Feb 3, 2013 3:00pm PST
of the dead is well-known former navy s.e.a.l. chris kyle who wrote a best-selling book all about his career in special operations. he described himself as the most lethal sniper in u.s. military history. here is where he and another man died yesterday, a gun range outside ft. worth, texas. police say a third machine shot them both dead. the suspect is in custody now. we'll have full details in a live report moments away on cnn. >>> a man holding a boy hostage is allowing the delivery of potato chips, toys and medicine. police say 56-year-old jimmy lee dykes grabbed the autistic 6-year-old after fatally shooting the driver who was trying to shield the children. funeral services were held today. >>> pakistani activist malala yousufzai is awake and talking after successful operations to repair her skull and boost her hearing. taliban gunmen tried to assassinate 15-year-old malala in october because she had spoken out in favor of girls education. she is recovering in a british hospital. >>> tourists outside london's buckingham palace got a real surprise today. a man broke through a security cor
Feb 3, 2013 3:00am PST
nav former naval s.e.a.l. chris kyle was killed yesterday along with another person at a gun range near ft. worth, texas. local newspapers also confirm the death. wfaa reports a former marine suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder is being held in connection with the shootings. these are pictures of kyle taken from the security company kraft international. kyle recounted his four combat tours in iraq in his book "american sniper." his more than 150 sniper kills had them placing a bounty on his head. most recently he appeared on the reality show "stars earn stripes" and conan o'brien show. >> you were so well known by the iraqi insurgents that they put a $20,000 bounty on your head, is that right? >> yes, sir. >> how did the iraqi insurgents identify who you were? >> when i'd go into a house and we had occupied houses, i would take the top of my uniform off and just have my short sleeve shirt on and youed and see my tattoo coming down my arm and they identified that with me and started every time someone would be shot by a sniper in the area, they associated that with me. >> a
Feb 4, 2013 7:00pm PST
did. >>> chris kyle one of the best snipers the u.s. military has ever seen went to a shooting range with two other men this weekend. only one of the three is alive, and he's charged with double murder. >>> also later, the pakistani teenager shot in the head by a taliban gunman. she's talking about her future. literally, she's talking up a storm. dr. sanjay gupta explains how this is possible. [ male announcer ] it's simple physics... a body at rest tends to stay at rest... while a body in motion tends to stay in motion. staying active can actually ease arthritis symptoms. but if you have arthritis, staying active can be difficult. prescription celebrex can help relieve arthritis pain so your body can stay in motion. because just one 200mg celebrex a day can provide 24 hour relief for many with arthritis pain and inflammation. plus, in clinical studies, celebrex is proven to improve daily physical function so moving is easier. celebrex can be taken with or without food. and it's not a narcotic. you and your doctor should balance the benefits with the risks. all prescription nsaids, l
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Feb 3, 2013 4:00pm PST
known as the american sniper. as lethal against the enemies of america. chris kyle once the nation's top military sniper, a decorated navy seal. now, murdered in texas. police say by someone he was trying to help deal with the scars of war. fox report, what we're learning about the fellow veteran police say killed kyle and another man. also, chaos unleashed after a bus carrying high school students crashes into a city bridge. >> in the back of the bus came into the back of the seat. >> >> harris: in minutes, missing the signs that could have helped prevent disaster. and, a quiet towning so it has a rowdy service. racking up traffic violations as they speed through town. tonight, this government agency says it doesn't have to pay for breaking the law. why is that? i'm harris faulkner. an american hero who struck fear in the hearts of our enemies. gun down, he was trying to help. chris kyle, a retired navy seal sniper was fatally shot along with another man this weekend at a texas gun range. police say the suspect a former marine turned his weapon on those other men. tonight, we're learnin
Feb 4, 2013 3:00pm PST
is an estimate from "slate" magazine. one of those people is former navy seal sniper chris kyle. chris kyle after leaving the military dedicated his life to helping veterans overcome injuries. and it's during that outreach that chris kyle, 38 years old, and a friend were shot saturday at a dallas area shooting range. during his four tours in iraq chris was credited with being able to shoot and hit insurgents from more than a mile away. in a recent interview chris said that his biggest accomplishment isn't what he did on the battlefield, but in keeping his family together. chris leaves behind a wife and two children and sadly chris will no longer be there for them. >> jennifer: we're back inside "the war room"." i'm jennifer granholm. for many of us wi-fy has become as essential as the food we eat. it is the ultimate democrat-tiezer of communication. and the -- federal communications commission wants to keep it that way. but the $178 billion wireless industry is lobbying hard against the fcc proposal and that industry argues that the fcc should auction off the airway
Feb 4, 2013 5:30pm PST
.e.a.l. chris kyle, often referred to as america's best and deadliest sniper during his war-time deployments overseas. chris kyle was killed this weekend in texas after he and a friend took a troubled fellow marine veteran for an outing at a shooting range. we get the story tonight from nbc's jim miklaszewski. >> reporter: as a navy s.e.a.l. sniper in iraq, chris kyle was so feared, the enemy called him the devil of ramadi and put an $80,000 on his head. >> it gave me pride knowing i put fear in the mind of the terrorists and made them fearful of me. >> tragically, it was back home where kyle and a friend were shot and killed. the suspect is a 25-year-old marine reservist, eddie ray routh. without warning, routh allegedly shot the two victims with a semiautomatic handgun. he's in custody facing two charges of capital murder. sheriff tommy bryant told reporters, routh turned on his guards overnight. >> he became aggressive, and they believed he was about to assault them so they tased him and after they tased him, they put him in a restraint. >> reporter: routh served two tours in iraq. once b
Feb 3, 2013 4:00am PST
-year-old chris kyle was killed yesterday along with a second man at a gun range near ft. worth, texas. these are pictures of kyle taken from the security company he founded after leaving the navy. the gunman accused of killing kyle has been identified as eddie ray routh. he is in custody facing two counts of capital murder. earlier i spoke with one of kyle's friends, jason kos, about the man he called a war hero. >> he and a friend took a marine that was suffering from ptsd to a gun range to shoot and as a way that he always did giving back and, you know, it was certainly him taking his time to help, again, help war heroes. >> he had quite a reputation in the field as one of the most lethal snipers out there. how did he handle that? >> you know, he viewed, chris viewed it as his job and he was protecting his brothers, frankly. he as a man was quite contrary to that because he was incredibly loving father and charismatic and really caring person. so, it's quite a contrast from what he did as his job and tours of duty. >> we are not naming the suspect in this case, but do you know if th
Feb 3, 2013 7:00am EST
to be any connection between chris kyle and this suspect? >> no, ma'am, i have no idea. >> was this shooting range somewhere that he would frequent regularly? where the shooting occurred? >> i believe so, yes. i think he was familiar with the location. >> and can you tell me about his personal life at all? >> yeah. that's what i know best because i certain ly diddant know him a a navy s.e.a.l. he was a man of incredible character. he led by example, always. the little things he did. you know, throughout life was just the things i saw were incredible. he always stopped to take time to talk to whoever was around him and just incredibly humble. very funny, as well. i know you guys played a clip. he kind of starred that show, but just a very humble, loving, fun, wonderful man. >> he is married with children, as well, correct? >> yes, ma'am. >> have you had any contact with him family? >> just sent them a message. yes, i just sent a few messages of support. certainly incredibly sad time. >> how did he do when he came back from war? i mean, certainly, so many soldiers struggle. how did he handle i
Feb 3, 2013 6:00pm EST
. ryan owens leads us off tonight. >> reporter: former navy s.e.a.l. sniper chris kyle was such a good shot he once hit a target more than a mile away, but police say it was a bullet fired at point blank range that ended the life of the husband and father of two. >> i'm a better husband and father than i was a killer. >> reporter: the 38-year-old died at a place he should have felt comfort anl, this gun range southwest of dallas. and detectives say he died at the hands of a young man he was trying to counsel. >> the suspect's mother, she may have reached out to mr. kyle to try and help her son, and we kind of have an idea that maybe that's why they were at the range for some type of therapy. >> reporter: officers arrested this 25-year-old former marine, eddie ray routh, after a police chase saturday night. they sd that routh turned the gun on kyle and a friend, chad littlefield, murdering them both. his family told them he was having trouble readjusting to life at home after years of war. that's something kyle spoke about frequently. >> you don't have an identity. you have to learn a w
Feb 4, 2013 5:00pm PST
sad story, chris kyle, reportedly one of the best snipers the u.s. military has ever seen, went to a remote shooting range with two other men this weekend. only one of the three is live and he is charged with double murder. latest on the investigation ahead. >>> the pakistani teenager shot in the head by the taliban is talking about her future. she is talking up a storm. dr. sanjay gupta explains how this is even possible. >>> we all witness ed it, the night the lights went out at the super bowl. today, the day everyone is asking what happened. we'll have details on that ahead. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 and no nuisance fees. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 plus deposit checks with mobile deposit. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 and manage your cash and investments tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 with schwab's mobile app. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 no wonder schwab bank has grown to over 70 billion in assets. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 so if you're looking for a bank that's in your corner, tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 not just on the corner... tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 call, click or visit to start banking with schwab bank today. tdd#: 1-800
Feb 4, 2013 12:00pm EST
news a man considered one of america's deadliest military snipers was killed on saturday. chris kyle was shot to death. the motive of the shooting is not known. >> chris kyle why did you decide to join the navy? guest: actually i was -- i grew up thinking the marines were the biggest baddest guys on the block and i always wanted to be one. i went to and tried to become a marine. the marine recruiter was out to launch. in all strip mall, you got these army recruiters coming out trying to be snipers and pickto you off and get you to come to f them. i talked to each one of them and the navy recruiter sold me on being a s.e.a.l. host: at that moment, you knews you wanted to be a s.e.a.l.? guest: everything he was telling me, the recruiter built it up where it was more of jason borne type of thing. navy they deyo all of this stuff you never hear about. all of this great adventures and you're going to be the most highly trained person out there. you're going to be able to have all of these skills shooting.t o i thought, that sounds great. b if they're the best, i want to be
Feb 3, 2013 5:00am PST
more than 150 sniper kills is dead. cnn has learned chris kyle was shot to death at a gun range near ft. worth, texas, yesterday along with another man. kyle is perhaps best known for penning the book, american sniper. it details his four combat tours in iraq. staerted a foundation to help veterans battling posttraumatic stress disorder. the gunman accused of killing him was a former marine who suffered from ptsd. our pentagon correspondent barbara starr joins me by phone. barbara, you've been dicking into this. what more do you know? >> this sad story emerged late last night, randi. the pentagon is trying to assemble what they can at this point about the service record of chris kyle and the man taken into custody, 25 years old. he was caught by police in texas after a brief pursuit, has been arraigned on two counts of capital murder. another man was shot along with chris kyle at this shooting range. the initial reports are that the men had gathered there and they were helping this former marine learn to shoot again. chris kyle had been very involved in helping veterans with posttraumat
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Feb 5, 2013 4:00pm PST
the former navy seal chris kyle and a friend on a texas shooting range. kyle was a highly decorated sniper who reportedly had 160 confirmed kills. making him the most lethal in the united states military history. he was also the author of a best selling book american sniper, which detailed his four tours in iraq. four tours. documents show that back in september police took the suspect to a mental hospital after he reportedly threatened to kill his family. a family he now refuses to see along with his own attorney as he sits behind bars charged with capital murder. jonathan hunt is with us tonight. what's on this 911 recording? >> well, first of all, after allegedly murdering chris kyle and his friend chad littlefield, the alleged shooter apparently went to his sister's house, laura blevins is her name, there he told her he had, quote: sold his soul for a new truck, a reference to the truck that he had stolen apparently from chris kyle. he then left. she immediately called 911. listen. >> 911, what's your emergency? >> yes, ma'am, my brother just came by here. i was [bleep] >> laura blevi
Feb 3, 2013 6:00pm EST
range in texas. one of them is a well-known former navy s.e.a.l. his name is chris kyle and wrote this memoir, "american sniper" after he left the navy s.e.a.l.s. it went on the be a best-seller and propelled him to stardom. susan candiotti is closely following this for us. susan, a little while ago we heard from law enforcement where the shooting happened. what did they say? >> you know we got a lot of details from them, don. and police believe it was actually the very first time that legendary navy s.e.a.l. sniper chris kyle and his friend chad littlefield met with another marine vet, 25-year-old eddie ray routh. and it ended tragically with kyle and littlefield shot dead multiple times of a remote area of a gun range near ft. worth, texas. police say they were found nearly two hours later by a guide at the range. about 25 to 30 other weapons were found at the crime scene, including ak-47s and long guns. investigators say routh drove off in kyle's pickup and headed to his sister's house. there he allegedly told her and his brother what happened. he left, and the two called polic
Feb 3, 2013 8:00am EST
>>> good morning. death of an american hero. former navy s.e.a.l., chris kyle, shot to death at a texas shooting range. lester's interview with kyle just last year. >>> the search for ans. a mother of two who disappears while vacationing in turkey is found dead. 15 people detained for questioning. there are families overseas looking for justice. >>> game on. the wait is now over. so let the super bowl partying begin. just hours from kickoff, we are live in the big easy today, sunday, february 3rd, 2013. >>> from nbc news, this is "today" with lester holt and erica hill. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza >>> welcome to "today" on this sunday morning. i'm erica hill. >> i'm lester holt. >> it is that time, isn't it? >> super bowl time >>> everybody is ready for the super bowl, whether it is the game or the ads or eating like a pig, we have you covered. >> can't you do all? >> i think you can. i think you are encouraged to. >> jenna is in new orleans in the thick of it all. >> reporter: it is the calm before the proverbal storm. downtown new orleans, things are good, a co
Feb 4, 2013 4:00am PST
out why a 25-year-old iraq war veteran killed a renowned navy s.e.a.l. sniper, chris kyle. eddie ray routh is charged with two counts of capital murder. we have more on that. good morning, joe johns. >> reporter: eddie ray routh being held in jail on $3 million bond. a suspect in custody, but there are a lot of questions about what happened at the gun range and why. former navy s.e.a.l. chris kyle, who claimed a record 150 kills in iraq, died at the hands of another vet authorities say. allegedly using a semiautomatic handgun. what police don't know yet is why. >> i don't thank we'll ever know. he's the only one that knows that. but at this point, he hasn't made any comments to law enforcement as to why he did. >> reporter: kyle's friend, chad littlefield, and the suspect, eddie ray routh, all drove to the gun range together in a pickup truck. less than two hours later, kyle and littlefield were dead. routh fled to his sister's house, and she called police and he was eventually caught. routh is an iraq war veteran, leaving the marines in 2010. kyle, who wrote "american sniper" talked
Feb 4, 2013 4:00am EST
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Feb 3, 2013 6:30pm EST
lethal sniper, is shot and killed in texas. tonight, the remarkable life of chris kyle and what we know about the suspect. >>> fight over guns as the president makes his case for proper gun laws. the head of the nra again rejects universal background checks but the fallout over this white house photo of the president. >>> painful lesson as college loan debt soars, a record number of grat ritts are having trouble making payments foent, the crushing burden after earning that degree. >>> and diet myths. in the never-ending battle to lose weight is there anything that really works? yet another study trying to separate fact from fiction. >>> good evening. we begin tonight with a tragic irony that is befallen an american hero. a former navy s.e.a.l. who surviveed four combat tours in iraq and along the way became the most lethal sniper in american military history has been murdered in texas. authorities in lancaster, texas, have charged another former iraq war veteran with killing chris kyle and a friend yesterday afternoon. last year kyle went public with his story showing a riveting account
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Feb 3, 2013 9:00am PST
of "american sniper," chris kyle was shot and killed in a gun range yesterday. he was 38 years old. >> reporter: the loss of chris kyle, the u.s. military's most lethal sniper has stunned the military community where he was revered for his skill and heroic service. he wrote the best-selling auto biocography, "american sniper." it details his 150-plus kills of american insurgents. he and another man were killed at rough creek lodge in texas yesterday afternoon. the accused shooter is believed to be a former troubled soldier. 25-year-old eddy ray root of lancaster is believed to have shot the victims around 3:30 in the afternoon. fleeing the lodge in a pickup truck. a 911 call reporting the debets didn't come in until roughly 2 hours later in the afternoon. a motive is unclear am but local texas station wfaa channel 8 is reporting that root suffered post traumatic stress disorder. kyle and chad littlefield had taken root to the range to help him cope and root reportedly turned on the two men, shooting them in the back. at approximately 8:00 p.m., he arrived in his residence in lancaster. police t
Feb 3, 2013 5:00pm PST
of murder. he was accused of killing chris kyle who was also his friend. he wrote the best selling book, american sniper, the autobiography of the most lethal sniper in u.s. military history detailing his 150 plus kills. police say he opened fire and another person at the rough creek lodge, a shooting range in texas. he was taken into custody after a brief pursuit and is being held on a combined $3 million. >>> still ahead at 5:00, we'll introduce to you a bay area man who has taken his love for album art to the silver screen. >> now an old past time that some people have never experienced. >>> right now we want to take you back in time before ipods, before cds, before cassettes. there was the vinyl record. back in the day when you bought music, that's what it came on. >> as wonderful as the sound, it isn't what is on the record. it is what the record comes in. joe shows us the bay area man showing us his love of album art. >> right when rock 'n' roll was really in its inception in the mid 50s, we just loved the music. >> reporter: like so many bitten by the rock 'n' roll bug, he starte
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author chris kyle, he was celebrated in military circles for his impressive combat record and work on behalf of veterans. police are working on a motive, and susan candiotti is following the story for us. >> this is so stunning. so sad. when legendary navy s.e.a.l. sniper chris kyle and chad littlefield took another marine vet to a gun range, they never could have imagined any weapons would be turned on them. but that's exactly what happened. with kyle and littlefield shot dead multiple times at a remote area of a gun range near ft. worth texas. their bodies were found nearly two hours later by a guide at the range. investigators say ralph drove up in kyle's pickup truck and headed to his sister's house, he told her and his brother what had happened, then he left and his family called police. when a team of officers arrived at his house, he was sitting outside in kyle's pickup. a hostage negotiator tried to talk him out, he took off down the road. here's how a witness describes it. >> i was scared. they had him -- they had like four shotguns on him, i believe. it's dark out here, i
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a former navy s.e.a.l., chris kyle and his friend chad littlefield were shot and killed in ft. worth texas. the man who pulled the trigger is a veteran who kyle may have been trying to help with ptsd. susan candiotti joins us live with more. what do we know about how this happened? >> well, got some brand new information during the press conference. first of all, we learned about an alleged confession. and police say they think they also have found the murder weapon, when they describe as a semiautomatic handgun that was found at the suspect's house. let's back up a little bit. after the double shooting at that gun lodge, police say the suspected shooter who's 25-year-old eddie ray ralph took off in kyle's pickup truck. then they said that he went to his sister's house and told her and his brother what had happened, and then left that house. that's when the sister called the police. police put out an all points bulletin and tracked ralph, the suspect to his own house. now, the home was ringed, according to what one police lieutenant told me, with at least a dozen police officers. they trie
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